University of Utah Biostatistician / Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah
Position/Rank Biostatistician / Rank Dependent on Qualifications
Department 00850 - Pediatric Critical Care
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Track Dependent on Qualifications
New Position to Begin FY2022
This is an incredible opportunity to join a productive and collegial academic environment and work with an outstanding group of researchers. The Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Utah School of Medicine is recruiting Biostatisticians. The Biostatisticians will join a nationally recognized research team and data coordinating center in the Division of Critical Care in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine. The Biostatisticians will collaborate with internal and external investigators in the design and implementation of clinical studies, as well as interpretation of results, manuscript and presentation preparation, and dissemination of findings. In addition to serving in leadership roles on several multicenter research networks and studies, the Biostatisticians may be asked to assist with study design and data interpretation for investigators within the Department of Pediatrics as needed and as available (although the primary focus of these positions will be on the research networks). The Biostatisticians will be expected to attend regular meetings related to project-specific and Center activities. In addition to analytic services, there is an expectation for academic productivity, including education, investigation/scholarly activity, and administration/service.
Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. in Biostatistics or Statistics and experience as a biostatistician in clinical trials, cohort studies and/or research networks. Excellent communication skills with both statistical and non-statistical audiences is vital. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Research or Tenure Track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Interested individuals can apply for the position at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/112311. Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Larry Cook, Ph.D., Professor at email@example.com.
The University of Utah/Department of Pediatrics offers a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. Salt Lake City offers an incredible quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theatre, symphony, opera and museums, outstanding restaurants, and a moderate cost of living. The city is a well-known ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five scenic national parks (with five more within a day’s drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, a picturesque Lake Powell, and numerous other outdoor activities.
The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
Special Instructions for Candidates
Open Date 03/11/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN02591F